The crew of Soyuz MS-05 were transferred to the ISS

Экипаж Союза МС-05 перешел на борт МКС

The space station was manned by three astronauts.

The crew manned spacecraft Soyuz MS-05, launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome on July 28, after checking the tightness of connections and equalization of pressure between the spacecraft and the International space station (ISS) opened the hatch of the transition and moved to the ISS, reports Interfax.

It is noted that arrived to the station, Russian cosmonaut Sergey Ryazanskiy, U.S. astronaut Randolph Breznik and astronaut of the European space Agency (ESA), the Italian Paolo Nespoli.

On the ISS they were met by Roscosmos cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fisher.

The ship was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 18.41 in Kiev on July 28. For the Ryazan and Bresnik is the second flight to the station, Nespoli is the third.

It is expected that the newly arrived crew will conduct at the station 139 days.

The ISS crew will conduct repairs in deep space

Earlier it was reported that Dragon spacecraft SpaceX the American company was taken from the ISS to the Ground a number of scientific and laboratory materials.